Bovis ISSN 2398-2993

Prepuce conditions: overview

Synonym(s): Preputial

Contributor(s): Ash Phipps , Graham Duncanson

Introduction

  • This article lists some common disorders of the bovine prepuce.
    • Preputial trauma.
    • Prolapsed prepuce.
    • Preputial adhesions.
    • Preputial foreign body.
    • Avulsion of the prepuce.
    • Preputial stenosis.
    • Neoplasia of the prepuce.

Preputial trauma

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Prolapsed prepuce

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Preputial adhesions

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Preputial foreign body

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Avulsion of the prepuce

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Preputial stenosis

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Neoplasia of the prepuce

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Desrochers A, St-Jean G & Anderson D E (1995) Surgical management of preputial injuries in bulls: 51 cases (1986-1994). The Canadian Veterinary Journal 36 (9), 553 PubMed.
  • Parker W G, Braun R K, Bean B, Hillman R B, Larson L L & Wilcox C J (1987) Avulsion of the bovine prepuce from its attachment to the penile integument during semen collection with an artificial vagina. Theriogenology 28 (2), 237-256 PubMed.
  • Brinks J S (1972) Heritability of fertility components in beef bulls. AI Digest 20, 6-7.
  • Larson L H, Bellenger C R (1971) Surgery of the prolapsed prepuce in the bull; its complications and dangers. Aust Vet J 47, 349-357 PubMed.
  • Hofmeyr C F B (1968) Surgery of bovine impotentia coeundi V. Surgical conditions of the preputial skin and prolapsed lining (excluding stenosis proximal to the orifice). Journal of the South African Veterinary Association 39 (2), 93-101.

Other sources of information

  • Hopper R M (2014) Bovine Reproduction. Hoboken, Wiley.
  • Turner L (2013) Study of the structure and function of the sheath of tropically adapted bulls and risk factors for preputial eversion and preputial prolapse. PhD thesis. School of Veterinary Science. The University of Queensland, Australia.
  • Smith B P (1996) Large animal internal medicine. Mosby Elsevier, St. Louis, Missouri, pp 1476.
  • Hofmeyr C F B (1987) The male genitalia: The penis and adnexa. In: Ruminant urogenital surgery. Iowa State University press, Ames. pp 50-121.
  • Roberts S J (1971) Infertility in male animals. In: Veterinary obstetrics and genital diseases. Ithaca. pp 604-670.
  • Neal F C (1960) Surgical Problems of the Penis and Prepuce of Bulls, Part I. Iowa State University Veterinarian.
  • Neal F C (1960) Surgical Problems of the Penis and Prepuce of Bulls, Part II. Iowa State University Veterinarian.


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